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Kilcatherine Church766 views
Kilmichael Dursey Island1252 viewsThe Last photo of the 7th century Church on Dursey Island. Several months later the gable end collapsed in a gale
Lace Making Group. 1906554 viewsA Lace Class was started by the Congested District Board, Castletownbere on the 10th March 1906. Miss Mary Roche was the first teacher. At a later date this industry was taken over by the Sisters of Mercy. The Industry flourished; employment and training in machine knitting and in the making of Limerick Lace were given to many girls in Beara. The lace Class was discontinued in the late 1940’s.
Mass485 viewsCorpus Christi Mass in the Square, Castletownbere, Late 1970’s
Monastic Ruin Dursey Island479 views
Old Church476 viewsInterior of the old church, Castletownbere. Demolished in 1910
The Old Church Castletownbere 1909481 views
In London480 viewsSeated: Josie Harrington (Caherkeem), Fr Paddy Harrington (Eyeries) Bishop Eamonn Casey, Fr Oliver O’Sullivan (Allihies)
Standing Left to Right: Jerry Harrington (Caherkeem)
Maureen Harrington (Knockoura) Denis O’Sullivan (Urhan) Fr Dermot Nash (Eyeries), Joe Sheehan (Urhan)
Church of the Sacred Heart 1911474 views
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